Liverpool's intensity at the beginning of this second half has been very impressive and moments after Wijnaldum's dipping volley crashes off Adrian's crossbar, Coutinho jinks past two West Ham defenders before finding the bottom corner with a low shot.
Liverpool are 45 minutes away from the victory they desperately need to keep Arsenal at bay in the race for a top-four finish, but West Ham have created enough opportunities to suggest there could be a few more twists in store here. Jurgen Klopp's men look vulnerable defensively and Ayew in particular will still be wondering how he didn't equalise from a yard out shortly before the interval.
He may not have found the net since January, but Sturridge has vindicated Jurgen Klopp's decision to start him by scoring what could prove to be a crucial goal in the Premier League's top four race. Coutinho's incisive through pass catches Byram sleeping and sends the England international clean through on goal. He nervelessly rounds Adrian and slots in.
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